INTERVIEW: Tim Davies, Conductor of LA LA LAND

By Greg Ehrbar Tim Davies doesn’t believe in a narrow focus in music. He can turn with ease from 90-piece orchestras and big bands to rap and hip-hop. As a conductor, arranger and orchestrator, we’ve heard Tim’s work in a variety of film and TV projects like La La Land, Frozen, Jack Reacher, and Ant-Man. He recently turned composer for the Netflix animated series Trollhunters at the request of series creator Guillermo del Toro:   GREG: Just for my own “Music 101” clarification—the arranger decides the flourishes, what the beat is and things like that, right? TIM: It’s changed a lot in recent years. If you’re looking at movie credits right now, in most big budget movies you might see additional arrangers and score arrangements … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Tim Davies, Conductor of LA LA LAND